ATEN CS1708A 8-Port PS/2-USB KVM Switch

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ATEN CS1708A 8-Port PS/2-USB KVM Switch
Key Features
  • Auto PS/2 and USB Interface Detection
  • Up to 2048 x 1536 Video Quality Support
  • Two Level Password Security
  • Daisy-Chain up to 31 Additional Units
The CS1708A 8-Port PS/2-USB KVM Switch from ATEN is a control unit that allows access to multiple computers from a single PS/2 or USB console (keyboard, mouse, and monitor). A single switch can control up to eight computers. As many as 31 additional switches can be daisy-chained to each other, so that up to 256 computers can all be controlled from a single keyboard-monitor-mouse console. Additionally, a front panel USB port is available for each computer to access any peripherals connected to it on a one-at-a-time basis. Its dual interface supports computers and console with PS/2 or USB keyboards and mice. This switch requires no software installation and is suitable for convenient computer selection via front panel pushbuttons, hotkeys, and multilingual On-Screen Display (OSD) menus.
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ATEN CS1708A 8-Port PS/2-USB KVM Switch

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ATEN CS1708A Overview

The CS1708A 8-Port PS/2-USB KVM Switch from ATEN is a control unit that allows access to multiple computers from a single PS/2 or USB console (keyboard, mouse, and monitor). A single switch can control up to eight computers. As many as 31 additional switches can be daisy-chained to each other, so that up to 256 computers can all be controlled from a single keyboard-monitor-mouse console. Additionally, a front panel USB port is available for each computer to access any peripherals connected to it on a one-at-a-time basis. Its dual interface supports computers and console with PS/2 or USB keyboards and mice. This switch requires no software installation and is suitable for convenient computer selection via front panel pushbuttons, hotkeys, and multilingual On-Screen Display (OSD) menus.

One USB-PS/2 console controls up to 8 computers
Daisy-chain up to 31 additional units to control up to 256 computers from a single console
Front accessible USB port allows each computer to access USB peripherals *
Note:
* The USB peripheral function only works with USB cable set connections. It will not work with PS/2 cable set connections.
Dual Interface supports computers and console with PS/2 or USB keyboards and mice
Multiplatform support for Windows, Linux, Mac, and Sun
Video DynaSync stores the console monitor's EDID (Extended Display Identification Data) to optimize display resolution
Supports USB keyboards for PC, Mac, and Sun
Auto PS/2 and USB interface detection
Enhanced video quality of up to 2048 x 1536; DDC2B
No software required for installation convenient computer selection via front panel pushbuttons, hotkeys, and multilingual On-Screen Display (OSD) menus
Auto-senses station's position on daisy-chained installations
No need for manual dip switch setting
Front panel led indicates station's position
Port names automatically reconfigured when station sequence is changed
Two level password security so only authorized users view and control computers
You can setup to four users and an administrator with separate profiles for each
Auto Scan feature for monitoring user-selected computers
With Broadcast mode operation simultaneously performed on all selected computers
You can add or remove computers without having to power down the switch
Buzzer on/off via hotkey and OSD
Firmware upgrades to all chained KVM switch at the same time via the daisy-chain cable
Rack mountable in 19" system rack (1U)
UPC: 672792100857

ATEN CS1708A Specs

Computer ConnectionsDirect: 8
Maximum: 256 (via daisy-chain)
Port SelectionOn-Screen Display (OSD)
Hotkeys
Pushbutton switches
ConnectorsConsole Port: 1 x SPHD-18 male (yellow)
KVM Ports: 8 x SPHD-15/17 female (yellow)
Daisy-Chain: In: 1 x DB-25 female (black)
Out: 1 x DB-25 male (black)
FW Upgrade: 1 x RJ-11 female (black)
USB Port: 1 x USB type (A) female
Power: 1 x DC jack female (black)
LEDsOn Line: 8 (orange)
Selected: 8 (green)
Station ID: 1 x 2-digit, 7-segment (orange)
Power: 1 (dark green)
SwitchesPort Selection: 8 x pushbutton
FW Upgr. Rec.: 1 x slide
EmulationKeyboard/Mouse: PS/2, and USB
Video2048 x 1536; DDC2B
Scan IntervalUser Specified: 1-255 seconds
Power Consumption5.3 VDC/5 W
Operating Temperature32 to 122°F (0 to 50°C)
Storage Temperature-4 to 140°F (-20 to 60°C)
Relative Humidity0 to 80% (non-condensing)
HousingMetal
Dimensions (L x W x H)17.21 x 6.29 x 1.73" (43.72 x 15.99 x 4.40 cm)
Weight5.86 lb (2.66 kg)
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